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  • Coronary Interventions
    Coronary Interventions
    Edited by Neville Kukreja
    ISBN 978-953-51-0498-8,
    252 pages, April, 2012
    Given the prevalence of heart conditions in modern populations, new techniques for treating patients are highly warranted. This book will be required reading for researchers and healthcare practitioners, as it offers assessments of complications, the ...
  • Tachycardia
    Tachycardia
    Edited by Takumi Yamada
    ISBN 978-953-51-0413-1,
    212 pages, March, 2012
    Heart rates are normally controlled by a natural pacemaker, the sinus node, and normal heart rhythm is called sinus rhythm. Tachycardia is defined as a faster heart rhythm than normal sinus rhythm. Tachycardias can cause symptoms such as palpitations ...
  • Cardiotoxicity of Oncologic Treatments
    Cardiotoxicity of Oncologic Treatments
    Edited by Manuela Fiuza
    ISBN 978-953-51-0273-1,
    194 pages, March, 2012
    The possibility of getting a cardiovascular disease or cancer increases with advancing age. At the same time, relevant improvements in cancer therapy have resulted in the improvement of quality of life and the increasement of the survival rate of suc ...
  • Microangiopathy
    Microangiopathy
    Edited by Raimondo De Cristofaro
    ISBN 978-953-51-0419-3,
    92 pages, March, 2012
    Microangiopathies are pathological processes causing degenerative disorders of small vessels. The circulatory problems caused by microangiopathies may be responsible for failure of individual or multiple organs. These pathological processes are indee ...
  • Recent Advances in Cardiovascular Risk Factors
    Recent Advances in Cardiovascular Risk Factors
    Edited by Mehnaz Atiq
    ISBN 978-953-51-0321-9,
    524 pages, March, 2012
    Among the non-communicable diseases, cardiovascular disorders are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in both the developed and the developing countries. The spectrum of risk factors is wide and their understanding is imperative to prevent t ...
  • Coronary Artery Disease - New Insights and Novel Approaches
    Coronary Artery Disease - New Insights and Novel Approaches
    Edited by Angelo Squeri
    ISBN 978-953-51-0344-8,
    270 pages, March, 2012
    Coronary Artery disease is one of the leading causes of death in industrialized countries and is responsible for one out of every six deaths in the United States. Remarkably, coronary artery disease is also largely preventable. The biggest challenge ...
  • Coronary Artery Disease - Current Concepts in Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Diagnostics and Treatment
    Coronary Artery Disease - Current Concepts in Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Diagnostics and Treatment
    Edited by David Gaze
    ISBN 978-953-51-0262-5,
    272 pages, March, 2012
    Cardiovascular disease is ranked as the leading cause of death world wide, responsible for 17.1 million deaths globally each year. Such numbers are often difficult to comprehend. Heart disease kills one person every 34 seconds in the USA alone. Altho ...
  • Cardiovascular Risk Factors
    Cardiovascular Risk Factors
    Edited by Armen Yuri Gasparyan
    ISBN 978-953-51-0240-3,
    504 pages, March, 2012
    Cardiovascular risk factors contribute to the development of cardiovascular disease from early life. It is thus crucial to implement preventive strategies addressing the burden of cardiovascular disease as early as possible. A multidisciplinary appro ...